Basic Instinct

A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.

Grosses

Domestic (33.4%)
$117,727,224
Summary Details
DistributorTriStar Pictures
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Opening$15,129,385
1,567 theaters
Budget$49,000,000
Release DateMar 20, 1992
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 7 min
GenresDrama Mystery Thriller
In Release287 days/41 weeks
Widest Release1,884 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Mar 20, 1992Friday1$4,677,495--1,567$2,985$4,677,4951
Mar 21, 1992Saturday1$6,385,525+36.5%-1,567$4,075$11,063,0202
Mar 22, 1992Sunday1$4,066,365-36.3%-1,567$2,595$15,129,3853
Mar 23, 1992Monday1$1,645,350-59.5%-1,567$1,050$16,774,7354
Mar 24, 1992Tuesday1$1,755,040+6.7%-1,567$1,120$18,529,7755
Mar 25, 1992Wednesday1$1,551,330-11.6%-1,567$990$20,081,1056
Mar 26, 1992Thursday1$1,433,805-7.6%-1,567$915$21,514,9107
Mar 27, 1992Friday1$4,017,900+180.2%-14.1%1,770$2,270$25,532,8108
Mar 28, 1992Saturday1$5,796,750+44.3%-9.2%1,770$3,275$31,329,5609
Mar 29, 1992Sunday1$3,389,550-41.5%-16.6%1,770$1,915$34,719,11010
Mar 30, 1992Monday1$893,850-73.6%-45.7%1,770$505$35,612,96011
Mar 31, 1992Tuesday1$1,283,250+43.6%-26.9%1,770$725$36,896,21012
Apr 1, 1992Wednesday1$1,053,150-17.9%-32.1%1,770$595$37,949,36013
Apr 2, 1992Thursday1$1,051,380-0.2%-26.7%1,770$594$39,000,74014
Apr 3, 1992Friday1$3,353,742+219%-16.5%1,806$1,857$42,354,48215
Apr 4, 1992Saturday1$4,343,430+29.5%-25.1%1,806$2,405$46,697,91216
Apr 5, 1992Sunday1$2,418,234-44.3%-28.7%1,806$1,339$49,116,14617
Apr 6, 1992Monday1$650,160-73.1%-27.3%1,806$360$49,766,30618
Apr 7, 1992Tuesday1$948,150+45.8%-26.1%1,806$525$50,714,45619
Apr 8, 1992Wednesday1$767,550-19%-27.1%1,806$425$51,482,00620
Apr 9, 1992Thursday1$763,938-0.5%-27.3%1,806$423$52,245,94421
Apr 10, 1992Friday1$2,308,625+202.2%-31.2%1,825$1,265$54,554,56922
Apr 11, 1992Saturday1$3,595,250+55.7%-17.2%1,825$1,970$58,149,81923
Apr 12, 1992Sunday1$1,943,625-45.9%-19.6%1,825$1,065$60,093,44424
Apr 13, 1992Monday1$675,250-65.3%+3.9%1,825$370$60,768,69425
Apr 14, 1992Tuesday1$821,250+21.6%-13.4%1,825$450$61,589,94426
Apr 15, 1992Wednesday1$739,125-10%-3.7%1,825$405$62,329,06927
Apr 16, 1992Thursday1$1,022,000+38.3%+33.8%1,825$560$63,351,06928
Apr 17, 1992Friday1$2,451,935+139.9%+6.2%1,823$1,345$65,803,00429
Apr 18, 1992Saturday1$2,707,155+10.4%-24.7%1,823$1,485$68,510,15930
Apr 19, 1992
Easter Sunday
Sunday1$1,494,860-44.8%-23.1%1,823$820$70,005,01931
Apr 20, 1992Monday1$683,625-54.3%+1.2%1,823$375$70,688,64432
Apr 21, 1992Tuesday1$738,315+8%-10.1%1,823$405$71,426,95933
Apr 22, 1992Wednesday1$628,935-14.8%-14.9%1,823$345$72,055,89434
Apr 23, 1992Thursday1$565,130-10.1%-44.7%1,823$310$72,621,02435
Apr 24, 1992Friday1$1,623,420+187.3%-33.8%1,866$870$74,244,44436
Apr 25, 1992Saturday1$2,547,090+56.9%-5.9%1,866$1,365$76,791,53437
Apr 26, 1992Sunday1$1,184,910-53.5%-20.7%1,866$635$77,976,44438
Apr 27, 1992Monday1$382,530-67.7%-44%1,866$205$78,358,97439
Apr 28, 1992Tuesday1$485,120+26.8%-34.3%1,866$259$78,844,09440
Apr 29, 1992Wednesday1$382,530-21.1%-39.2%1,866$205$79,226,62441
Apr 30, 1992Thursday1$335,880-12.2%-40.6%1,866$180$79,562,50442
May 1, 1992Friday1$1,162,980+246.2%-28.4%1,846$630$80,725,48443
May 2, 1992Saturday1$2,012,140+73%-21%1,846$1,090$82,737,62444
May 3, 1992Sunday1$867,620-56.9%-26.8%1,846$470$83,605,24445
May 4, 1992Monday1$332,280-61.7%-13.1%1,846$180$83,937,52446
May 5, 1992Tuesday1$443,040+33.3%-8.7%1,846$240$84,380,56447
May 6, 1992Wednesday1$378,430-14.6%-1.1%1,846$205$84,758,99448
May 7, 1992Thursday1$376,584-0.5%+12.1%1,846$204$85,135,57849
May 8, 1992Friday1$1,281,120+240.2%+10.2%1,884$680$86,416,69850
May 9, 1992Saturday1$1,874,580+46.3%-6.8%1,884$995$88,291,27851
May 10, 1992Sunday1$857,220-54.3%-1.2%1,884$455$89,148,49852
May 11, 1992Monday1$350,796-59.1%+5.6%1,884$186$89,499,29453
May 12, 1992Tuesday1$433,320+23.5%-2.2%1,884$230$89,932,61454
May 13, 1992Wednesday1$395,640-8.7%+4.5%1,884$210$90,328,25455
May 14, 1992Thursday1$348,540-11.9%-7.4%1,884$185$90,676,79456
May 15, 1992Friday1$916,245+162.9%-28.5%1,851$495$91,593,03957
May 16, 1992Saturday1$1,443,780+57.6%-23%1,851$780$93,036,81958
May 17, 1992Sunday1$684,870-52.6%-20.1%1,851$370$93,721,68959
May 18, 1992Monday1$305,415-55.4%-12.9%1,851$165$94,027,10460
May 19, 1992Tuesday1$370,200+21.2%-14.6%1,851$200$94,397,30461
May 20, 1992Wednesday1$314,670-15%-20.5%1,851$170$94,711,97462
May 21, 1992Thursday1$296,160-5.9%-15%1,851$160$95,008,13463
May 22, 1992Friday3$592,658+100.1%-35.3%1,600$370$95,600,79264
May 23, 1992Saturday3$1,005,050+69.6%-30.4%1,600$628$96,605,84265
May 24, 1992Sunday3$985,809-1.9%+43.9%1,600$616$97,591,65166
May 25, 1992
Memorial Day
Monday3$632,040-35.9%+106.9%1,600$395$98,223,69167
May 26, 1992Tuesday1$294,400-53.4%-20.5%1,600$184$98,518,09168
May 27, 1992Wednesday1$253,120-14%-19.6%1,600$158$98,771,21169
May 28, 1992Thursday1$262,155+3.6%-11.5%1,600$163$99,033,36670
May 29, 1992Friday1$609,600+132.5%+2.9%1,524$400$99,642,96671
May 30, 1992Saturday1$1,103,376+81%+9.8%1,524$724$100,746,34272
May 31, 1992Sunday1$632,460-42.7%-35.8%1,524$415$101,378,80273
Jun 1, 1992Monday1$240,792-61.9%-61.9%1,524$158$101,619,59474
Jun 2, 1992Tuesday1$259,080+7.6%-12%1,524$170$101,878,67475
Jun 3, 1992Wednesday1$213,360-17.6%-15.7%1,524$140$102,092,03476
Jun 4, 1992Thursday1$243,840+14.3%-7%1,524$160$102,335,87477
Jun 5, 1992Friday1$446,420+83.1%-26.8%1,313$340$102,782,29478
Jun 6, 1992Saturday1$702,455+57.4%-36.3%1,313$535$103,484,74979
Jun 7, 1992Sunday1$361,075-48.6%-42.9%1,313$275$103,845,82480
Jun 8, 1992Monday1$177,255-50.9%-26.4%1,313$135$104,023,07981
Jun 9, 1992Tuesday1$210,080+18.5%-18.9%1,313$160$104,233,15982
Jun 10, 1992Wednesday1$166,751-20.6%-21.8%1,313$127$104,399,91083
Jun 11, 1992Thursday1$186,446+11.8%-23.5%1,313$142$104,586,35684
Jun 12, 1992Friday1$312,300+67.5%-30%1,041$300$104,898,65685
Jun 13, 1992Saturday1$510,090+63.3%-27.4%1,041$490$105,408,74686
Jun 14, 1992Sunday1$286,275-43.9%-20.7%1,041$275$105,695,02187
Jun 15, 1992Monday1$150,945-47.3%-14.8%1,041$145$105,845,96688
Jun 16, 1992Tuesday1$182,175+20.7%-13.3%1,041$175$106,028,14189
Jun 17, 1992Wednesday1$154,068-15.4%-7.6%1,041$148$106,182,20990
Jun 18, 1992Thursday2$140,535-8.8%-24.6%1,041$135$106,322,74491
Jun 19, 1992Friday2$284,375+102.4%-8.9%875$325$106,607,11992
Jun 20, 1992Saturday2$418,250+47.1%-18%875$478$107,025,36993
Jun 21, 1992Sunday2$248,500-40.6%-13.2%875$284$107,273,86994
Jun 22, 1992Monday2$131,250-47.2%-13%875$150$107,405,11995
Jun 23, 1992Tuesday2$162,750+24%-10.7%875$186$107,567,86996
Jun 24, 1992Wednesday2$140,875-13.4%-8.6%875$161$107,708,74497
Jun 25, 1992Thursday2$147,875+5%+5.2%875$169$107,856,61998
Jun 26, 1992Friday2$240,300+62.5%-15.5%801$300$108,096,91999
Jun 27, 1992Saturday2$348,435+45%-16.7%801$435$108,445,354100
Jun 28, 1992Sunday2$203,454-41.6%-18.1%801$254$108,648,808101
Jun 29, 1992Monday2$104,130-48.8%-20.7%801$130$108,752,938102
Jun 30, 1992Tuesday2$132,165+26.9%-18.8%801$165$108,885,103103
Jul 1, 1992Wednesday2$92,115-30.3%-34.6%801$115$108,977,218104
Jul 2, 1992Thursday2$111,339+20.9%-24.7%801$139$109,088,557105
Jul 3, 1992Friday2$222,020+99.4%-7.6%653$340$109,310,577106
Jul 4, 1992
Independence Day
Saturday2$168,474-24.1%-51.6%653$258$109,479,051107
Jul 5, 1992Sunday2$172,392+2.3%-15.3%653$264$109,651,443108
Jul 6, 1992Monday2$99,909-42%-4.1%653$153$109,751,352109
Jul 7, 1992Tuesday2$101,215+1.3%-23.4%653$155$109,852,567110
Jul 8, 1992Wednesday2$94,685-6.5%+2.8%653$145$109,947,252111
Jul 9, 1992Thursday2$93,379-1.4%-16.1%653$143$110,040,631112